Angela Garcia Combs is an award-winning writer/director concentrating on the female perspective while maintaining a light touch, a sharp wit and an accessible style. Her work in Film, Theater, Literary Fiction and Non-Fiction has been highly regarded for its unique point of view and skillful craft, earning accolades in publications including the Mississippi Review and Arts & Letters Journal of Contemporary Culture.

“Everything is done with such loving care and sense of style that the appetite is whetted for another chapter from this talented filmmaker.” - James Wegg, Rotten Tomatoes

As a single mother, Angela graduated from UCLA’s School of Theatre, Film and Television and has since written and directed independent films, optioned multiple screenplays, published short stories, essays, theatre journalism and is a contributing writer for the Huffington Post Entertainment blog. Angela’s work in theatre includes directing at the highly respected Odyssey and Blank theatres in Los Angeles, and workshopping several of her original plays.

Angela's production company, Yellow Wallpaper Productions, was founded with a mission to give voice to intelligent and  thoughtful stories that seek to discuss and illuminate some of the complexities of the Human Condition.

“She is one of the most talented directors I’ve ever worked with. She brings vision, leadership and is a brilliant communicator. Somehow she makes you feel like you’ve got all the time in the world but we were always ahead of schedule. What can I say, she’s a single mom.” - Karen Black



“Nothing Special,” The ACCOLADE Competition, Award of Excellence, 2011

“Nothing Special, ” The Indie Fest, AWARD OF EXCELLENCE (DIRECTOR), 2010

“Nothing Special,” Iowa Independent Film Festival, The HENRY JAGLOM AWARD for CREATIVE EXCELLENCE IN DIRECTION, 2010

“Nothing Special,” Female Eye Film Festival, Toronto, Best Debut Feature, 2010

“Nothing Special,” 33rd Philadelphia International Film Festival, Best Feature, 2010

“Nothing Special,” The Los Angeles Reel Film Festival, Winner, 2010

“Creature in a Box,” Arts and Letters Journal of Contemporary Culture for Literary short fiction, 2003

“Quiet Storm,” Chesterfield Writer's Film Project finalist, 2003

“What She Saw,” New Century Writer Awards, 2003

“The Pretty Little Girl,” H.E. Francis Literary Competition finalist, 2002